Paris: David Ferrer and Janko Tipsarevic both won in straight sets Wednesday to reach the third round at the Paris Masters.
The fourth-seeded Ferrer beat Nicolas Mahut of France 6-4, 6-4. Mahut double-faulted to drop serve at 1-1 before sending a backhand return long to lose the first set. The Spaniard clinched victory on an unforced error from the French wild card.
The 11th-seeded Tipsarevic defeated Alex Bogomolov Jr. of the United States 6-1, 6-0. Bogomolov took the opening game before Tipsarevic won 12 games in a row.
Tipsarevic next plays Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic.